The Civil War in the East

18th Indiana Infantry Regiment

The 18th Indiana Infantry Regiment lost 5 officers and 68 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 130 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1861

 

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind.

August 16

Mustered in

August 17

Left State for St. Louis, Mo.

September

March to relief of Colonel Mulligan at Lexington, Mo. Attached to Fremont's Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri

September 19

Action at Glasgow Mountain

September 22-October 15

Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo.

November

March to Otterville, Mo.

December 15-19

Expedition to Milford

December 18

Action at Shawnee Mound or Milford on the Blackwater, and capture of 1,300 prisoners

1862

January

Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Southwest Missouri

January 25-February 14

Advance on Springfield, Mo.

February

Pursuit of Price to Cassville, Ark.

March 6-8

Battle of Pea Ridge, Ark.

March

At Sulphur Rock

May

Attached to 1st Division, Army of Southwest Missouri

May 25-July 14

March to Batesville, then to Helena, Ark.

July

Duty at Helena attached to District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri

October

Ordered to Pilot Knob, Mo., and operations in Southeast Missouri attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri

1863

March 5

Moved to Helena, Ark. then to Milliken's Bend, La. Attached to 1st Brigade, 14th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee

April 25-30

Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf

May 1

Battle of Port Gibson

May 16

Battle of Champion's Hill

May 17

Big Black River Bridge

May 18-July 4

Siege of Vicksburg, Miss.

May 19 and 22

Assaults on Vicksburg

July 4-10

Advance on Jackson, Miss. attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee

July 10-17

Siege of Jackson

July-August

Duty at Vicksburg

August 20

Ordered to New Orleans, La.

August -
September

Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick attached to Dept. of the Gulf

October 3-November 8

Western Louisiana Campaign

November 8

Moved to New Orleans

November 12

To Texas

November 17

Capture of Mustang Island

November 27-30

Fort Esperanza

December

Duty at Mustang Island and Indianola

1864

January 1

Regiment reenlisted

March 8-May 3

Near Baton Rouge, La.

June 4

Veteran furlough and duty in Indiana

July 16

Moved to Bermuda Hundred, Va. and attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps

August 5

To Washington, D.C.

August 10-19

March to Shenandoah Valley. Attached to 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah Middle Military Division

August to November

Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign

September 19

Battle of Opequan, Winchester

September 22

Fisher's Hill

October 19

Battle of Cedar Creek

October

Duty in the Shenandoah Valley

December

Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps

1865

January 6-20

Moved to Baltimore, Md., thence to Savannah, Ga. and attached to 1st Brigade, Grover's Division, District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South

May 3

At Augusta, Ga.

June 7

Provost duty in Southern Georgia

August 28

Mustered out




 
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